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Salaried sumo wrestler wearing the traditional off-white practice "mawashi" (loin cloth, though derived from the traditional commoner variety "fundoshi") during a regional tournament in Sapporo. After several hard falls on the clay, the winded wrestler contemplates his next foe.
|Submitted:||Friday, 4th September, 2009 16:50 (GMT)|
|Taken:||Sunday, 9th August, 2009|
|Focal length:||135 mm|
|Shutter speed:||1/500 sec|
|Notes:||Sitting in the second row, I had a good, unobstructed view of the action. Had to go B&W because of poor lighting and the high ISO, but in the case of this shot, I think it helps.|
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